GlobalFrame Cabinet Now Meets UL 2416 Standard, Supports up to 3,000 Pounds

Unmatched Strength, Performance Make it Leading Choice for Technology Companies

Nov 13, 2013, 14:42 ET from Chatsworth Products

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chatsworth Products' (CPI) GF-Series GlobalFrame® Gen 2 Cabinet System, the industry-standard server and network equipment storage solution for data centers and network facilities, now complies with the UL 2416 Listing, supports up to 3,000 pounds and has been tested to four times weight capacity.

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The second generation of GlobalFrame is available in a wide variety of sizes, features smarter airflow management and supports CPI's Passive Cooling® Technology, which has been proven to reduce energy costs by up to 40 percent. Other new benefits include:

  • A wider Vertical Exhaust Duct on 800 mm models to improve airflow and allow for higher kW capacity
  • Increased perforation on doors from 63 percent to 78 percent to maximize airflow
  • Increased front-to-rear rail depths to support deeper equipment
  • Improved front door hinge design for quick and effortless door removal and installation

Make deploying a network even easier by customizing GlobalFrame cabinets with CPI's eConnect™ Power Distribution Units (PDUs). Featuring the industry's highest ambient temperature rating of 149 degrees F (65 degrees C) and a low-profile chassis that optimizes airflow, eConnect PDUs are the answer to higher server densities and improved thermal management. Use CPI's Product Configurator to save time by ordering the GlobalFrame cabinet with PDUs pre-installed.

This extensive list of benefits and improvements makes the GF-Series GlobalFrame Gen 2 Cabinet System one of the most advanced standard cabinets available, and it is made with the quality you know and trust from CPI.

As always, CPI offers a full line of standard and customized designs, as well as a wide selection of accessories, that are engineered and tested to the highest standards in the industry and even beyond.

For a complete list of new features and enhancements, visit CPI's GlobalFrame Gen 2 product page.

About Chatsworth Products
Chatsworth Products, Inc. (CPI) is a global manufacturer providing voice, data and security products and service solutions that optimize, store and secure technology equipment. CPI products offer innovation, configurability, quality and value with a breadth of integrated system components, covering virtually all physical layer needs. Unequalled customer service and technical support, as well as a global network of industry-leading distributors, assures customers that CPI is dedicated to delivering products and services designed to meet their needs.

Headquartered in the United States, CPI operates global offices within the United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and China. CPI's manufacturing facilities are located in the United States, Europe and Asia.

CPI is listed with the General Services Administration (GSA) under Federal Supply Schedule IT 70. Products are also available through GSA Advantage and through Government Wide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs), including GSA Connections and NITAAC-ECS III (

All products quoted are subject to availability based on manufacturing capacity, and shipping dates should be considered estimates only. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of all information, CPI does not accept liability for any errors or omissions and reserves the right to change information and descriptions of listed services and products.

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